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Intermission: How to Feed 100 Dogs

Chow time for 100 hunting hounds results in quite a spectacle.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZexPPDLXRA

This chateau in France keeps a stable of over 100 hunting hounds, and keeping them healthy requires a bit more than a couple bags of Purina. The dogs—half English foxhound and half French Poitou—are fed only once a day, so come mealtime they're pretty ravenous.


A trainer will lay out a heap of raw chickens topped with kibble and then release the hounds, so to speak, into the feeding area. Despite their hunger, the dogs have manners: no dog will touch the food until the trainer gives the go-ahead.

When he does though... whoa.